Kartagener Triad

It is feasible that the main title of the record Key Ciliary Dyskinesia is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms specifying to discover the alternative name(s) as well as disorder subdivision(s) covered by this record.


  • immotile cilia syndrome
  • PCD

Condition Communities

  • Kartagener disorder

General Conversation
Main ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an autosomal recessive genetic condition where the tiny cells in the breathing system called cilia do not operate generally. Ciliary dysfunction prevents the allowance of mucous from the lungs, paranasal sinuses as well as ears. Microorganisms as well as various other irritants in the mucous cause frequent respiratory infections. Kartagener syndrome is a sort of PCD connected with a mirror-image orientation of the heart and also other internal organs (situs inversus).

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